Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 4-4-0Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:1261Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:PRR Class D-8A.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 7606(4-4-0)
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"Pennsy Power Parade," Page 18, 1954
Title:  "Pennsy Power Parade," Page 18, 1954
Description:  Here is page nine of a 15-page cover article by Walter A. Lucas entitled "Pennsy Power Parade." It was published in the November 1954 issue of "Railroad" magazine, page 18. Top Photo Caption: "Old 7606, American type, old Class O, new Class D-8-a, built at Altoona, March, 1888." Photo Credit: Harry H. Schadde Collection. Engine #7606 is an D-8A (4-4-0) "American" built in Altoona during 1888 and retired in November of 1902. Bottom Photo Caption: Ordered at the turn of the century to compete with Reading's famous Camelbacks, this baby had a combination Belpaire and Wootten firebox. Pennsy had only three, sold them to the Long Island." Engine #700 is an E-2A (4-4-2) "Camelback" built in Altoona during 1903 and retired in May of 1931.
Photo Date:  11/1/1954  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 2:07:58 AM
Location:  Altoona(Juniata), PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 7606(4-4-0) PRR 700(4-4-2)
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